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Liverpool's Maxi earns Argentina recall

February 15, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff

Liverpool's Maxi Rodriguez has earned a recall to the Argentina squad for their game with Switzerland on February 29.

Liverpool's Maxi Rodriguez opens the scoring against Chelsea
GettyImagesMaxi Rodriguez is back for Argentina

Rodriguez has not played for the national team since the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, but has been recalled for Alejando Sabella's 18-man squad.

As well as Rodriguez there are also unexpected selections in the shape of 31-year-old Napoli defender Hugo Campagnaro and Roma midfielder Erik Lamela.

Argentina squad: Sergio Romero (Sampdoria); Hugo Campagnaro (Napoli), Cata Diaz (Getafe), Luciano Monzon (Nice), Ezequiel Garay (Benfica), Marcos Rojo (Spartak Moscow), Federico Fernandez (Napoli), Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City); Maxi Rodriguez (Liverpool), Erik Lamela (Roma), Javier Mascherano (Barcelona), Fernando Gago (Roma), Angel Di Maria (Real Madrid), Jose Sosa (Metallist); Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Rodrigo Palacio (Genoa), Gonzalo Higuain (Real Madrid) and Sergio Aguero (Manchester City).